John 17:15
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English Standard Version
I do not ask that you take them out of the world, but that you keep them from the evil one.

King James Bible
I pray not that thou shouldest take them out of the world, but that thou shouldest keep them from the evil.

American Standard Version
I pray not that thou shouldest take them from the world, but that thou shouldest keep them from the evil one .

Douay-Rheims Bible
I pray not that thou shouldst take them out of the world, but that thou shouldst keep them from evil.

English Revised Version
I pray not that thou shouldest take them from the world, but that thou shouldest keep them from the evil one.

Webster's Bible Translation
I pray not that thou shouldst take them out of the world, but that thou shouldst keep them from the evil.

Weymouth New Testament
I do not ask that Thou wilt remove them out of the world, but that Thou wilt protect them from the Evil one.

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Vincent's Word Studies

From the evil (τοῦ πονηροῦ)

Or, the evil one. This rendering is according to John's usage. See 1 John 2:13, 1 John 2:14; 1 John 3:12; 1 John 5:18, 1 John 5:19; and compare John 12:31; John 14:30; John 16:11. From (ἐκ), literally, out of, means out of the hands of.

John 17:15 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

take.

Psalm 30:9 What profit is there in my blood, when I go down to the pit? Shall the dust praise you? shall it declare your truth?

Ecclesiastes 9:10 Whatever your hand finds to do, do it with your might; for there is no work, nor device, nor knowledge, nor wisdom, in the grave...

Isaiah 38:18,19 For the grave cannot praise you, death can not celebrate you: they that go down into the pit cannot hope for your truth...

Isaiah 57:1 The righteous perishes, and no man lays it to heart: and merciful men are taken away...

Luke 8:38,39 Now the man out of whom the devils were departed sought him that he might be with him: but Jesus sent him away, saying...

Philippians 1:20-26 According to my earnest expectation and my hope, that in nothing I shall be ashamed, but that with all boldness, as always...

keep.

Genesis 48:16 The Angel which redeemed me from all evil, bless the lads; and let my name be named on them...

1 Chronicles 4:10 And Jabez called on the God of Israel, saying, Oh that you would bless me indeed, and enlarge my coast...

Psalm 121:7 The LORD shall preserve you from all evil: he shall preserve your soul.

Matthew 6:13 And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For your is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever. Amen.

Luke 11:4 And forgive us our sins; for we also forgive every one that is indebted to us. And lead us not into temptation...

Galatians 1:4 Who gave himself for our sins, that he might deliver us from this present evil world, according to the will of God and our Father:

2 Thessalonians 3:3 But the Lord is faithful, who shall establish you, and keep you from evil.

2 Timothy 4:8 From now on there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, shall give me at that day...

1 John 5:18 We know that whoever is born of God sins not; but he that is begotten of God keeps himself, and that wicked one touches him not.

Cross References
Matthew 5:37
Let what you say be simply 'Yes' or 'No'; anything more than this comes from evil.

Matthew 6:13
And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.

Luke 22:32
but I have prayed for you that your faith may not fail. And when you have turned again, strengthen your brothers."

1 John 5:19
We know that we are from God, and the whole world lies in the power of the evil one.

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